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A letter sent to the UN Security Council has named former Slovakian foreign minister Jan Kubis as new UN envoy to Libya

Nickolay Mladenov, who will be stepping down as Middle East peace envoy, has decided not to replace Ghassan Salame as head of UN mission in Libya.

Palestinians hold massive funeral for teenager killed by IDF

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Palestinians hold massive funeral for teenager killed by IDF

A funeral cortege joined by hundreds of mourners took the body from a hospital in Ramallah to Mughayir where Ali Ayman Nasr Abu Aliya was buried.

Israeli defence minister says 'ready to talk to Hamas'

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Israeli defence minister says 'ready to talk to Hamas'

Following talks with UN coordinator Nikolai Mladenov, Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has expressed willingness to negotiate with ...

UN Mideast envoy 'very concerned' over Israel's settlement project

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UN Mideast envoy 'very concerned' over Israel's settlement project

Plans to build beyond Green Line before Biden enters White House damages "prospects for a future contiguous Palestinian State and for achieving ...

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UN envoy demands probe into young Palestinian's death

UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov demanded an "independent investigation" after a Palestinian youth died following a weekend confrontation with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank.

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UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

'Settlement construction is illegal under international law and is one of the major obstacles to peace,' the UN coordinator said.

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Israeli settlement approvals hit record high

The Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now has reported that approvals for settlements in the occupied West Bank, which are illegal under ...

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Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay ...

Hamas calls West Bank annexation a 'declaration of war'

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Hamas calls West Bank annexation a 'declaration of war'

The United Nations has raised alarm bells in recent weeks over Netanyahu's intentions, warning they could do irrevocable damage to ...

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Trump to make big announcement on West Bank annexation

When asked about Israel's annexation of the West Bank, President Trump's senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said she would leave it to the ...

Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

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Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

Ahmed Aboul Gheit, secretary-general of the 22-member organization, said annexation will also have "broader ramifications on the international ...

Pompeo says annexation up to Israel amid condemnation

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Pompeo says annexation up to Israel amid condemnation

The US Secretary of State defended the move shortly after the UN and Arab League called for Israel to abandon its plans.

UN envoy: Israeli annexation can destroy Mideast peace hopes

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UN envoy: Israeli annexation can destroy Mideast peace hopes

The UN's Middle East envoy has urged Israelis and Palestinians to support calls for a global cease-fire to all conflicts to tackle the ...

UN Mideast envoys urge warring parties to end fighting

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UN Mideast envoys urge warring parties to end fighting

In the wake of the pandemic, UN envoys urged warring parties to sustain existing cease-fires, and work to achieve longer-term resolutions to the ...

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Gaza factories pivot to masks in homemade corona response

The suits, masks and gloves are being made initially for the local market, with the potential to later export to Israel.

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Saeb Erekat leads Palestinian pushback against US plan

PLO Secretary-General, Saeb Erekat, is railing against the 'Deal of the Century peace plan', saying it is really a cover for Israel to grab ...

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UN condemns Israel's Gaza bombing as death toll climbs

The UN has condemned Israel's attacks on Gaza and has urged for de-escalation.

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Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers for 'no reason'

An Israeli army probe into the death of Omar al-Badawi found he posed no threat when he was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers.

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire during clashes

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Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire during clashes

Ali al-Ashqar, 17, was shot in the neck and Khaled al-Rabaee, 14, was shot in the stomach by Israeli forces firing at protesters on the Gaza ...

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Palestinians slam Hamas official who called for 'slaughtering Jews'

A senior member of Hamas has encouraged Palestinians across the globe to kill Jews, drawing outrage from both Palestinian and Israeli officials ...

Palestinians slam Hamas official for 'repugnant' anti-semitic comments

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Palestinians slam Hamas official for 'repugnant' anti-semitic comments

A senior member of Hamas has encouraged Palestinians across the globe to kill Jews, drawing outrage from both Palestinian and Israeli officials ...

UN to stay away from Bahrain Middle East conference

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UN to stay away from Bahrain Middle East conference

A UN spokesman has said that the UN's Middle East coordinator has not been invited to an upcoming conference on the economic aspects of a US ...

Qatar distributes fifth batch of aid in besieged Gaza

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Qatar distributes fifth batch of aid in besieged Gaza

Qatar's latest batch of aid to the besieged Gaza Strip will see 109,000 people benefit.

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